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What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat)

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by NewdestinyX, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    Hi @DJC3 an @flexi06 just to give an idea of how much salad I have most days this is basically my standard lunch with and avocado added over the last 3 months.

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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    @ianpspurs Thanks, Sounds good ( apart from the cucumber) I remember you saying a while ago that you use ACV to make salad dressing and I’ve copied you in that: much more palatable than drinking it.

    I’m impressed by the fine detail, I think I may be rounding up, or more often down a bit too much. I’ve never scored a mackerel salad at 13g carbs. I need to be a bit less slapdash I think.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    @DJC3 One of the first things I bought was scales accurate to 1 gram. I have taken values from Waitrose website or other supermarkets as well as MFP. I used Collins gem calories and carbs but values may not be perfect. Big thing for me is the fibre column I try for 30 gms per day at least. I will add 28 gms of walnuts and psyllium husk powder if I am not reaching that target. Avocado adds about 2 gms carb and 6.7 gms fibre according to Waitrose website.
     
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  4. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight all
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Nos Da
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And a good nite from me and all my other personalities xxx ( ********* auto correct ).
     
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    #24167 alf_Josiah, Apr 16, 2018 at 10:18 PM
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  8. Perro

    Perro Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning all. 5.3 today @ 0530. Readings seems to stay quite low during the day now. It my A1c is below 6 at the comming check up I will try to reduce on the metformin.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Good morning all. 5.3 today. Expected higher given yesterday’s excesses, so will take that!
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    4.3 for me have a great day all
     
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    Mick1959 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning to everyone.

    Lady Vampira informed me today's reading was 5.5 at 0530.

    Wishing you all a Happy Tuesday
     
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  12. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning all 5.8 for me

    It’s the magic of Malbec again!
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    4.8 this morning so all well. @DJC3 and @flexi06 and everyone else, apologies if I "overshared" yesterday. The video is for the 4.8!
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    @ianpspurs I appreciate your sharing - very helpful to us just starting on this road.

    I’m sure you will see your 4.8 again regularly: you are amazingly disciplined.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    @DJC3 Thanks for that. My wife would say I am stubborn but I refuse to accept that! The disciplined element comes from being competitive and having a big hole where team sport used to be. Lowering bg and weight, with exercise being a key element, has given me back something I understand and enjoy. Another part of my home gym comes today so all good!
     
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    5.5 this morning :happy:

    Back to work today for a four day stint, we'll see how that changes things (or not). My cross trainer arrived yesterday so I can finally start some controlled exercise.

    Hope you all have a great day :)
     
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    johnpol Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone 4.9 this morning, and no hypo last night after training so happy days really, we will see what the rest of the week brings.
    Take care everyone.
     
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  18. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    @HarrisonK Great attitude you will smash it! In your image you look uncannily like the guy who was my best man - were you ever a Headmaster in Mansfield?
     
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    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    3.3 @ 07.17 (at 39 hours into fast)
     
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    UserABC2021 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, no. I do not have the patience to be a headmaster.
     
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